Reaching the Unreached
Field performance of micro and macro-propagated planting stock of selected five commercially important Bamboo species had been demonstrated at Velliyanai village of Thanthoni block in Karur district in collaboration with Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding, Coimbatore.
It is a networking project among IFGTB, IWST and KFRI for raising demonstration trial of tissue culture (TC) plants for five species. IFGTB had established trials for three species namely Dendrocalamus strictus, Pseudoxytenanthera stockii and Bambusa bambos in an area of 15 acres with 28 different varieties. Growth performance of the tissue culture raised plants is being assessed with the seedling raised plants.